Historical

Chicago, 1899. A city known for vice and violence welcomes a new show to town: the Daughters of Aphrodite Lyric Opera. Despite being branded "obscene" by the press and civic leaders - or perhaps partly because of it - their performances are a hit. Almost 18 and not yet married, Constance defies t...

Major Oliver Thornley never expected to see the man who saved his life at the battle of Waterloo again. He certainly never expected to fall over him in the street. When Thornley stumbles over a pile of rags, he is horrified to discover it is the man who dragged him from the battlefield to safety....

IN KING HEROD'S COURT is a novel in the tradition of the classic historical novels "I, Claudius" by Robert Graves and "Augustus" by John Williams. It tells the story of the life and adventures of Nicholas of Damascus, (64 BCE – 16 CE) diplomat, politician, philosopher, historian, friend and confi...

Stealing a groom is not for the faint of heart.... or the hap Adelaide Delaney! While on a trip to meet her fiance in an arranged marriage, Adelaide Delaney meets Charlotte, a mail order bride who is on her way to marry a rancher. When their bags, along with their train tickets, are accidentally ...

When her sister disappears from a finishing school in San Francisco and a well-known detective agency proves unable to track her down, Victoria Bennett leaves Boston and boards a train for California, planning to enroll at the school herself in order to continue the search in secret. But travelin...

Awen is a tightly woven novel of suspense, intrigue, love, and warfare set on the border between the Welsh kingdom of Powys and the English kingdom of Mercia at the end of the eighth century. The result of years of devoted research, the novel centers on an ancient and enigmatic poetry cycle, Canu...

Adriane Darcy was practically raised in her father's newspaper offices.

She can't imagine life without the clatter of the press and the push to be first to write the news that matters. Their Tribune is the leading paper in Louisville in 1855. Then Blake Garrett, a brash young editor from t...

Temný příběh odehrávající se v době křížových válke směřovaných k pohanským Prusům, tedy ve 13. století.

Nadčasový děj nám zobrazuje mladého Alwina ze Sovince a jeho touhu po nalezení čistoty ideálů.

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In Hollywood during the Roaring Twenties, Celeste DuFrane has it all. Her father's work with color movie film opens doors that lead to the stardom she's always aspired to. But after losing her mother, she discovers that half the estate has been left to a woman accused of killing Celeste's baby si...

“Not for the faint hearted – Captain Blackwell pulls no punches! Prepare for a right roaring romp in the company of two of the most captivating characters in historical fiction.” - Alaric Bond, author of Turn A Blind Eye, and the Fighting Sail Series Relive the pleasure of falling into the past w...

A 3-book box set containing "Season of the Raven", "Season of the Fox, and "Lost Innocents" SEASON OF THE RAVEN A Miller Found Under His Wheel It’s 1194 and Sir Faucon de Ramis, the shire’s newly appointed Keeper of the Pleas, must do his duty and make an official declaration of the cause of a mi...

This important new critical biography traces in carefully considered detail what is known of Geoffrey Chaucer's personal life while exploring the fascinating relationship between the man of affairs, who made so many 'improvisations and accommodations' to ensure his own survival, and the poet. A m...

Mutual passion has the power to pierce any armor...as well as blind any man Anne could never have imagined the horror that she would find herself in; covered in blood and at the losing side of a battle; her only hope lies in a messenger boy who offers to rescue her. John, still required to delive...

Shades of Artemis recounts the life of Brasidas, Spartaas most audacious commander, from his upbringing in the Spartan military school called the Agoge to his induction into the ranks of the ancient worldas finest warriors. Overcoming petty jealousies and the politics of his own country, he final...

"Myers presents an incredibly complex protagonist in Deborah, whose gender identity is not taken as a given." - Lambda Book Report “A novel of the American Revolution by a writer who is himself a true American revolutionary.” —Mark Edmundson, author of Why Teach? In 1782, during the final clashes...

"Stunning...Maryse Conde's imaginative subversion of historical records forms a critque of contemporary American society and its ingrained racism and sexism." THE BOSTON SUNDAY GLOBE At the age of seven, Tituba watched as her mother was hanged for daring to wound a plantation owner who tried to r...

In 64 AD, a tyrant sits upon the throne of Rome. Guided by his overzealous mother, Agrippina, Emperor Nero rules with ruthness and maniacal intrigue. And while treachery is whispered in every corner, no one is safe from the Emperor’s wrath... not even his observant and unfortunate cousin, Nova. A...

Once daring and outrageous, Clare Winchester falls out of favor when her family suddenly loses its wealth, leaving her unmarried and snubbed, until the Earl of Northrup asks her to sponsor his niece for the upcoming debutante season.

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P.K. Pinkerton is back in the second book of this whip-cracking series set in America's wild west. The death of sadistic desperado Whittlin Walt has created an opening for 'Chief of the Comstock Desperados'. Several young gunfighters are battling it out in the saloons and streets of Virginia City...

From a small coastal village in what is now Poland, Sophie Augusta Fredericka traveled to Russia at the age of fourteen. Pius and idealistic, the young Sophie shed her cloak of innocence to become Catherine The Great.

At the urging of her ambitious mother, Johanna, Sophie married Peter III...